The Highlands is one of the most iconic neighborhoods in Louisville, and for good reason: it has amazing food, a hip atmosphere, and is the perfect place to find out why “Keep Louisville Weird” is one of the city’s slogans!
Built around the vibrant Bardstown Road corridor, the walkable Highlands neighborhood is both historic and cool at the same time. In our Neighborhood Guide, you’ll learn all about the many things to do!
Cumin Black Bean Falafel at the Fat Lamb. If you’re as addicted to watching Chopped as we are, you might recognize their head Chef – he won an episode!
Heine Bros Coffee is the self-proclaimed “original Louisville coffee house,” and they’re about as Louisville as you can get.
The taps at this Louisville brewery offer everything from Bourbon Barrel Aged beer to excellent Saisons and dark stouts.
Cherokee Park is a big, beautiful park in Louisville winding through the Highlands. It’s hilly and forested over 389 acres, and through it wind myriad walking paths, hiking trails, biking routes, and even a 2.4 mile scenic loop.
Does ghost hunting count as nightlife?? Because if we had to guess, we’d say that The Highlands is probably super haunted, thanks to its 1800s-era homes and massive cemetery…
Your best bet for the Highlands is to stay in a vacation rental! There aren’t many big hotels here, but there are some incredibly cute, centrally located apartments and lofts.